Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | September 08, 2013

    Visit the Cancer Education Booth at the State Fair

    To the Editor: It is State Fair time again. I’ll be heading there for the great attractions, the food and friends, but also top on my list is a visit to the Hutchinson Clinic and the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Cancer Education Booth.

  • Letters | September 05, 2013

    Huelskamp should set his personal views aside

    To the Editor: This is a follow-up to the town hall meeting with Rep. Tim Huelskamp and the letter to the editor from Karl Kramer.

  • Letters | September 05, 2013

    Thoughts on the salaries of university administrators

    To the Editor: Sometimes an alternative view helps put existing institutional structures in a new light. The mission of a public university is not to create a bureaucracy of high-paid administrators. Citizens expect that the university will be a place where most employees are directly

  • Letters | September 04, 2013

    Planning board should deny Body First rezoning request

    To the Editor: This Thursday, there is a public hearing before the Urban Area Planning Board to discuss the rezoning of 3615 Hudson Ave, now home to the Body First health club.

  • Letters | September 04, 2013

    Downtown is well worth the construction hassles

    To the Editor: It has taken me a while to put my thoughts concerning our downtown Poyntz Avenue in writing.

  • Letters | September 03, 2013

    City should either preserve memorial or build another

    To the Editor: The city auditorium, stage and balcony were built by this community to honor the 101 Riley County servicemen who died in World War II and about 2,000 other county veterans who survived. The facility was named Peace Memorial Auditorium in their honor.

  • Letters | September 03, 2013

    Downtown is the rightful home of Purple Power Play

    To the Editor: The Wednesday, August 28, edition of the Mercury contained an “I Wonder” article about the construction on Poyntz Avenue and the effect it would have on downtown parades.

  • Letters | September 03, 2013

    Lawrence manages to keep a pool open until September

    To the Editor: Wow. The last two weekends of August certainly proved how wrong the decision of Parks and Recreation to close City and CiCo Park pools early was. Lesson learned?

  • Letters | August 30, 2013

    Thanks, alumni and friends, for bolstering KSU football

    To the Editor: This week I visited with the new students to Kansas State University. Several thousand of them attended a pep rally at the “Family Stadium.” I shared with them my congratulations and my admiration for selecting Kansas State as their school of choice.

  • Letters | August 28, 2013

    Huelskamp poorly informed about rights of LGBT citizens

    To the Editor: I attended the town hall meeting hosted last Friday by Rep. Tim Huelskamp and would like to comment about an answer he provided to one of the questions asked. The question focused on his introducing into the House of Representatives the Federal

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